murexide

noun
mu·​rex·​ide | \myu̇-ˈrek-ˌsīd \

Medical Definition of murexide 

: a red crystalline compound C8H8N6O6 having a green luster, forming purple-red solutions with water, formerly used as a dye, and formed in the murexide test for uric acid

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